New York hotels, restaurants and transportation services factor tips into the wages of their employees. Use the following guidelines to tip for service rendered:
- Hotel doorman who hails a cab: $1.00
- Hotel bellhops and porters: $1.00 - $2.00 per bag.
- Hotel maids: $1.00 - $5.00 per day.
- Bartenders and waitstaff: 15% - 20% of total bill
- Taxi drivers: 15% to 20% of total bill
Tips for theater ushers, tour guides and coat-check staff are also apprecitated.